Lenny & Lucy: The Best Book Ever [this week]

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the best book ever (this week)

Five picture books reviewed, including a bee with food allergies, guardians brought to life from pillows, leaves, and blankets, and a reunion with some long lost… um… friends?

Books reviewed on this episode:

The Day the Crayons Came Home
by Drew Daywalt; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Philomel Books

I Am Henry Finch
by Alexis Deacon; illustrated by Viviane Schwarz
Candlewick Press

Max and Marla
by Alexandra Boiger
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

HumFree the Bee has a Food Allergy
by Alison Grace Johansen; illustrated by Brian Talbott
Mascot Books

Lenny & Lucy
by Philip C. Stead; illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Roaring Brook Press

About the Author

Matthew Winner


Matthew Winner is an elementary library media specialist in Elkridge, Maryland. He is is the co-founder and content director of All The Wonders, a children’s literature website and more, and host of the Let's Get Busy podcast, a weekly podcast where Matthew talks to authors, illustrators, award winners, up-and-comers, and everyone in between. In 2013 Matthew was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker and was invited to the White House as part of the Champions of Change program. For more information, connect with Matthew on Twitter at @MatthewWinner .

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